|One Web Day - NYC 2008 - Joly MacFie|
OneWebDay - a global annual event that celebrates,and draws attention to threats to, the internet - is held every September 22. In 2008 this was a Monday - a breezy pleasant day as we gathered in NYC's Washington Sq.Park, The many illustrious speakers had to compete with occasional rumbles from nearby workers reconstructing the fountain. The OneWebDay theme this year was 'Democracy and Participation'...
Keywords: isoc-ny; Internet Society
|Eben Moglen - Freedom in The Cloud - Joly MacFie|
ISOC-NY Eben Moglen - "Freedom in The Cloud" at NYU on Feb 5 2010. More info: http://isoc-ny.org/?p=1338
Keywords: facebook; gmail; social networking; privacy; smart phones; internet society
|Futures of the Internet - NYU - Apr 11 2008 - Joly MacFie|
What will come of the next decade on the Internet? We often take for granted the state of the net today, but there's no guarantee that it will remain this way. Will the digital future be dystopian, or is there a brighter outlook ahead than some may believe? Our panelists - thinkers and net visionaries, with backgrounds ranging from art, law, technology, politics, media, culture, and entrepreneurship - provided their perspectives on the future of the net, and engaged with members of the audience...
Keywords: internet; colloquium
|Jonathan Zittrain - The Future of the Internet - And How to Stop It - Joly MacFie|
Jonathan Zittrain is something of an Internet prodigy. A co-founder of the Berkman Center at Harvard, he is now the Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute in England, these being the two premier institutions in the field. Jonathan has written a book 'The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It' and this event was in the nature of a launch party three days before its official release date...
Keywords: internet; talk; nyc
|NYC Council - .nyc public hearing - Joly MacFie|
On October 17 2008 Council Member Gale A. Brewer (D-Manhattan), Chair of the NYC Council's Technology in Government Committee, held a hearing regarding the City's interest for a unique .nyc Top Level Domain (TLD). As we maybe familiar (from his earlier presentation) Tom Lowenhaupt has for some years been spearheading a local community-based effort - 'Connecting .nyc' - to acquire the .nyc TLD on behalf of the city...
Keywords: isoc-ny; Internet Society; ICANN; NYC
|isoc-ny - The Future of WHOIS Policy - Jefferson Market Library NYC - Nov 8 2006 - Joly MacFie|
PUNKCAST#1064 The Future of WHOIS PolicyJefferson Market Library NYCNov 8 2006 sponsored by WWWhatsup with thanks to Jefferson Market Branch Library 'The Future of WHOIS Policy' The Metropolitan NY Chapter of the Internet Society continued its popular series of public events at the Jefferson Market library in Greenwich Village with a panel discussion on WHOIS policy, moderated by Danny Younger...
Keywords: isoc-ny; Internet Society; WHOIS; ICANN; NYC
|ISOC-NY - What price NYC wireless?|
The Internet Society (ISOC) is an open international body that promotes access to, and beneficial use of, internet technology. In Feb 2005 the New York City Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 669 to provide low or no-cost broadband Internet access to affordable housing residents throughout the city. On December 21, 2005 the NYC Council passed Int. No. 625-A, establishing a permanent advisory committee regarding the use of municipal resources for universal access to broadband technologie...
Keywords: punkcast; nyc; isoc; isoc-ny; internet; broadband; public; politics; policy
|Mecca Normal - Union Docs, Brooklyn - May 7 2006 - Joly MacFie|
PUNKCAST#9652 Mecca Normal, from Vancouver BC, playing a Sunday afternoon show in Union Docs, an art co-operative in Brooklyn NY on May 7 2006. There are two songs here 'Attraction Is Ephemeral' and 'Language Is Manipulation'. Both are from the band's new album on Kill Rock Stars Records 'The Observer' and are inspired by member Jean Smith's internet dating experiences. More info: http://punkcast.com/965
Keywords: punkcast; art; music; live; brooklyn; vancouver; nyc; internet dating; rock